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Arte breve de la lengua otomi


Published 1856
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Title from part of caption title on leaf 1 recto

Ms. codex

Manuscript transcribed about 1856 for the ethnographer E.G. Squier from a codex in the Bibliothèque nationale in Paris, from the original manuscript, compiled in 1605 by Alonso Urbano

The original manuscript is accompanied by a dictionary of words in Otomí, Nahuatl, and Spanish but this has been omitted in this present transcription. For a complete reprint of the original 1605 manuscipt, please see Arte breve de la lengua otomí y vocabulario trilingüe, edited by René Acuña, published in Mexico City, 1990

The present manuscript is written in brown ink and contains a grammar, with sections on the Otomí alphabet, nouns, numerals, pronouns, verbs, gerunds, prepositions, and conjunctions. There is also a short glossary of kinship terminology

Pilling, J.C. North American

Edward E. Ayer Coll. Indian langs

Viñaza, C. Bib. lengua indigenas de America

John Carter Brown Library copy bound in 19th century full green morocco with gold tooling

Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy: E.G. Squier 1856: ms. autograph on recto of second front flyleaf; "Bought at the sale of Mr. Squier's books April 1876 in New York H.C.M. [i.e. Henry Cruse Murphy]": ms inscription on recto of second front flyleaf


Publisher [Paris : s.n.]
Pages 104
Language Spanish; Otomian
Call number b5700814
Digitizing sponsor John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor John Carter Brown Library
Collection jcbindigenous; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana
Notes No table-of-contents pages found. No copyright page found.

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